VPN client exclusion possible?

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Dr. Yoshimi Tokui

New Around Here
Hello there,

Just starting out with my ZenWiFi AX router. And lovely to be able to have a VPN client. But I cannot seem to exclude certain clients on the network (perhaps via IP or MAC address). Now, is this at all possible?
And this is perhaps a stupid question, but I don't know much about OpenVPN: Can you do this by using the option to edit the .ovpn file manually when creating the client? Or am I forced to use Asuswrt-Merlin for something like this? Would rather avoid it, since I am satisfied with everything else...

Cheers,
Massimo
 

L&LD

Part of the Furniture
RMerlin firmware, for this and many other benefits.

What are you gaining by 'avoiding' it? Color me puzzled. :confused:
 

Dr. Yoshimi Tokui

New Around Here
RMerlin firmware, for this and many other benefits.

What are you gaining by 'avoiding' it? Color me puzzled. :confused:

Hehe. Thank you for your reply. Just that I had DD-WRT on my previous router, and I found it to be kind of a hassle every time I needed to do something fairly simple. And I don't want to risk anything going wrong with this excellent setup, by using non-official firmware. But if you can convince me otherwise, I might have a second look... ;)
 

L&LD

Part of the Furniture
Your best options:

Sell your RMerlin incompatible router.

Buy the RT-AX86U or two, as required. I would start with one and go from there.

Flash RMerlin 386.1 class firmware on it (currently at Beta 2).

Perform a full reset to factory defaults (see the M&M Config and Nuclear Reset guides in the link in my signature).

In that same link, see the amtm Step-by-Step Guide. Just remember you don't need to 'install' amtm, it is already included in RMerlin firmware since version 384.15_0 release final.

For the reasons why you want RMerlin firmware on a supported Asus router, see the links below.

About | Asuswrt-Merlin (asuswrt-merlin.net)

Features | Asuswrt-Merlin (asuswrt-merlin.net)

amtm - the Asuswrt-Merlin Terminal Menu - Diversion


Convinced now? :)
 

Dr. Yoshimi Tokui

New Around Here
Your best options:

Sell your RMerlin incompatible router.

Buy the RT-AX86U or two, as required. I would start with one and go from there.

Flash RMerlin 386.1 class firmware on it (currently at Beta 2).

Perform a full reset to factory defaults (see the M&M Config and Nuclear Reset guides in the link in my signature).

In that same link, see the amtm Step-by-Step Guide. Just remember you don't need to 'install' amtm, it is already included in RMerlin firmware since version 384.15_0 release final.

For the reasons why you want RMerlin firmware on a supported Asus router, see the links below.

About | Asuswrt-Merlin (asuswrt-merlin.net)

Features | Asuswrt-Merlin (asuswrt-merlin.net)

amtm - the Asuswrt-Merlin Terminal Menu - Diversion


Convinced now? :)

Heheh. It is tittilating indeed. But since I have just purchased the AX I would rather not switch again. But I must say the the RMerlin looks pretty good all considered. Much better than DD-WRT from first glance. Thank you for your thorough answer though! I appreciate you taking your time!
 

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